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Benihana

) #3,656 of 7,266 Restaurants in Houston ££ - £££ Japanese, Asian, Sushi
1318 Louisiana St, Houston, TX 77002-5208
+1 713-659-8231
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Overview
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good27%
  • Average26%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible8%
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Open Now
11:00 - 22:30All hours
CUISINES
Japanese, Asian, Sushi
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1318 Louisiana St, Houston, TX 77002-5208
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was here for Birthday with friends when we were visiting Houston. Our chef was funny and he had lots of tricks in his sleeve. Had a fun filled birthday and they even take pictures for you. Food was delicious. We had shrimps and scallops....More

Thank shajijiji
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Had dinner here last night with my Great-Nephew to celebrate my 76th Birthday. I really enjoy the service, food and the experience. The chef we had was great and the food is always very good.

Thank rrcerny
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

The Chef wasn't prepared. He wasn't entertaining to the table and he didn't have all of the items needed. The food he prepared lacked the flavor although it looked ok. It took extremely long for him to get started and the waitress did not support...More

Thank Bayou_Baby_Boy
Benihana M, Brand Communication at Benihana, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2017

Bayou Baby Boy, on behalf of our team here at Benihana, we would like to sincerely apologize for your negative visit with us. With your feedback, we look forward to improving the guest experience, and would like to thank you for taking the time to...More

Reviewed 28 March 2017

I have had better and I have had worse. very entertaining and the service is excellent. The Chef looked like she was enjoying performing.

Thank 241Frank
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Made reservations. Seated quickly. Sat there for 20 min until I could finally get someone to stop so I could ask could we all at least get some drinks at our table. We placed our orders. That took another 15 min to get the drink...More

Thank Roxanne S
Benihana M, Guest Relations Manager at Benihana, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2017

Roxanne, we're sorry to hear this as it shouldn't have happened. Thanks for bringing it to our attention. Your feedback will be shared with our Guest Relations team for improvements.

Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

The slowest restaurant in the whole world! 1hr waiting to get a sushi roll 😡😡😡 Food is good but service is bad.More

Thank ivonne75
Benihana M, Guest Relations Manager at Benihana, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2017

Hi, on behalf of our team here at Benihana, we would like to sincerely apologize for your negative visit with us. With your feedback, we look forward to improving the guest experience, and would like to thank you for taking the time to share your...More

Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

My family and I visited the Downtown location for my sons Birthday. We had a reservation for 7pm and were seated promptly. Our waitress, while even though elderly was very attentive and kept drinks refilled. The main issue for me is the cook did not...More

Thank GlobalLorenzo
Reviewed 29 December 2016

It's probably been 15 years since I was at a Benihana and what use to be a magical place for me, it has turned into a dated chain that needs to revive itself. There are so many great Japanese and sushi restaurants now all over...More

Thank Kevin W
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Pleasant ambience, efficient, well presented, friendly, comfortable, good value. Would return anytime,

Thank Odie B
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Had to meet a friend over sushi diner at Benihana Houston, the sushi was so dry and tasteless, the miso soup was bit cold and taste awful, presentation was good and it took around 30 minutes for the food to be delivered. We left to...More

Thank Talal H
Benihana M, Guest Relations Manager at Benihana, responded to this reviewResponded 29 November 2016

We apologize for the poor experience. Your feedback will be shared with our Guest Relations team to be used towards improving the guest experience. Arigato.

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2311Jess
What's the lunch time hours and days ??
31 January 2015|
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Response from Benihana M | Property representative |
Hours vary by location. For the most current hours based on the location you'd like to visit please visit our website.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:30
Saturday
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1318 Louisiana St, Houston, TX 77002-5208
    (Between Clay & Polk)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 713-659-8231
  • E-mail
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